Suspension is defined as a time period during which something temporarily stops or is put on hold.(noun)
The definition of a suspension is a device or framework that supports weight.(noun)
An example of a suspension is the springs and shocks in a car.
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Origin: ML suspensio < LL, an arching < L suspensus: see suspense
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Fugue No. 4 from J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
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